Hong Jin (HJ) Kim

Hong Jin Kim, MD, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member and Division Chief and Professor of Surgery in the Division of Surgical Oncology at UNC-Chapel Hill. Kim’s specialties include: general surgical oncology, gastrointestinal malignancy, pancreatic cancer, endocrine surgery and breast surgical oncology.

MD
Professor
UNC-Chapel Hill
Clinical Research
Gastrointestinal Oncology Program

Area of interest

Clinical outcomes in the surgical management of pancreatic malignancies, including adenocarcinomas and neuroendocrine tumors. Clinical outcomes in the managment of cystic neoplasms of the pancreas.

Awards and Honors

  • 2019 Department of Surgery “Service of the Year” Teaching Award
  • 2004 James F. Woods Faculty Research Award
  • 2004 UNC School of Medicine Teaching Excellence Award
  • 2003 UNC School of Medicine Teaching Excellence Award
  • 2003 Surgery “Service of the Year” teaching award, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
  • 2002 Faculty teaching award, Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Grants

  • NF-κB targets in the chemoresistance of GI malignancies. NIH Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award (KO8), mentors – Albert S. Baldwin, PhD, H. Shelton Earp, MD
  • Targeting the RAS>ERK pathway for colorectal cancer treatment. SPORE project grant, co-investigator with Channing J. Der, PhD

Link to Publications on Reach NC site

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